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30697 San Francisco For Mind and Heart 
Norman Sklarewitz
There''s little doubt that San Francisco ranks among the most popular American cities as a vacation destination.  With justification, it''s famous for fine dining, luxury hotels ... Issue Date: 5 / 2016

27792 California: Randsburg, Living Ghost Town  
James Michael Dorsey
Randsburg sits just off highway 395, on a plateau of the Mojave desert at 3500 feet elevation. It was a pleasant two hour drive from Los Angeles on a spring day. But summer ... Issue Date: 2 / 2011

27635 Christmas Eve in St. Augustine  
J.D. Watson
It’s Christmas Eve in St. Augustine, with a soothing 76 degrees in the bay area. Balmy ocean breezes scour their way through the Intracoastal Waterway passages along the Eastern ... Issue Date: 12 / 2010

27138 New Orleans Recovers Its Beat  
Stuart Wasserman
During New Orleans'' Mardi Gras Parades, the paraders throw mementos to the people on the street -- the onlookers. Colorful beads are among the most common “throws” but some of ... Issue Date: 2 / 2010

26043 Hawaii: The Road to Hana  
Joel Berliner
Along the fabled Hana Highway, we descend into the mists of a tropical valley of lush rain forest, passion-fruit tress and bamboo as the narrow two-lane road winnows down to an ... Issue Date: 2 / 2008

25929 Shrine of America's Pastime  
Judith Bell Turner-Yamamoto
The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York For baseball fans for whom 165 regular games and the World Series are not enough -- and my husband and ... Issue Date: 12 / 2007

25871 Arizona: The Outdoor Classroom--Grande!  
Adelheid Fischer
It is late afternoon in mid-August. Another sweltering summer day is drawing to a close on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Brad Wallis has a pack slung across his back and a ... Issue Date: 11 / 2007

25856 Hawaii: Rediscovering Oahu  
Joel Berliner
There was a time when traveling to Hawaii meant visiting Oahu for Honolulu and Waikiki Beach. Today, it is just as likely that visitors fly direct from the mainland to Maui, ... Issue Date: 10 / 2007

25474 Colorado: Charming, Challenging Telluride  
Joel Berliner
Telluride is the epitome of the true Rocky Mountain lifestyle. Far less glitzy than Aspen, less touristy than Vail, it is far more than a stranger could expect. Telluride ... Issue Date: 3 / 2007

25324 Virginia: Assateague Island  
Judith Bell Turner-Yamamoto
Grasses in graduated tones of green, gold and wheat sway like members of a gospel choir beneath the wide arc of a periwinkle sky. The crunch of oyster shells underfoot breaks the ... Issue Date: 12 / 2006

24992 Michigan: Detroit, a Personal Journey  
Petula Brown
Considering the images of Detroit in the popular press--blight, unrest, crime--I wasn’t surprised by how little I knew about the rich history and cultural contributions of ... Issue Date: 5 / 2006

24891 Utah: Giving Life to Dinosaurs in the Salt Lake State  
Craig Lancto
The Great Salt Lake is all that is left of the much greater Lake Bonneville, the ancient lake that covered some 20,000 square miles, and ran to a depth of 1,000 feet. The College ... Issue Date: 3 / 2006

24866 New York: The Big Apple on a Budget  
Petula Brown
The Statue of Liberty. Times Square. Wall Street. Such world-renowned landmarks are must-see venues for visitors to New York City. But visitors knowledgeable of the City''s ... Issue Date: 2 / 2006

24826 California: Santa Barbara's Perfect Delights - Climate, Wine, and Beach  
Corinna Lothar
"Welcome to the American Riviera," said our host, Jean Paul de Craemer as he gestured at the setting for a very Californian al fresco lunch of white asparagus, snapper and white ... Issue Date: 1 / 2006

24627 North Dakota: Exploring North Dakota  
Fred J. Eckert
It''s not normally one of the first places that comes to mind when one conjures up an image of an interesting travel destination. North Dakota? Why? Forget that funny ... Issue Date: 9 / 2005

24155 Massachusets: Down or Up, the World Moves Slower on Martha's Vineyard  
Brien Hefler
Martha''s Vineyard rises from the blue-green water of the Atlantic Ocean seven miles off the elbow of Cape Cod''s curled bicep. Sculpted by a transient glacier, the landmass is ... Issue Date: 12 / 2004

23931 A Rocky Mountain High: A Summer Visit to Butte, Colorado  
Stephen Gorman
I turned in my chair and stared out the windows of my home in the lush hills of Vermont. Raindrops streaked the windows, and fog tendrils curled like smoke in the balsams. I ... Issue Date: 6 / 2004

23875 The End of the Oregon Trail: Oregon's Willamette Valley and Coast  
Timothy Rake
No longer the last American frontier at the end of a long and laborious journey, today Oregon''s coastal region boasts a landscape of limitless beauty and surprising ... Issue Date: 5 / 2004

23092 Alaska: Alaska for Beginners  
Stephen Gorman
I stop paddling, and the kayak glides across the silky smooth surface of the fjord. Reaching down into the water with outstretched hands, I feel the cold black ocean rush between ... Issue Date: 6 / 2003

23019 North Carolina: Where the Wright Brothers Soared  
Text and photos by Eve Carr
As the expectant crowd settled into the cold metal folding chairs at the Wright Brothers National Memorial near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, a band played "Oh Come, All Ye ... Issue Date: 4 / 2003

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